Guam -The Guam Department of Public Works has issued the following notice of road construction project that may cause traffic headaches in the week ahead.
Traffic Advisory for the week of May 23 – 29, 2011
Route 25 Alageta Road
Route 25 Alageta Road is open for traffic. Drivers are advised that road construction continues at various locations and are requested to observe the speed limits and construction signs. Drivers are also advised that the SPEED LIMIT on Alageta is 25 miles per hour. Drivers are also requested to stop for the school buses loading and unloading children.
Route 8/10/16 (Tri-Intersection)
Traffic at the Tri-Intersection continues to be restricted to one lane in each direction as road construction continues. Later in the week, traffic flow will be redirected and shifted onto the new pavement. Press releases will be sent out with more information.
Drivers are requested to stop behind the painted stop lines and the “Stop Here on Red” signs when waiting for the light to change at the traffic signal. These lines and signs have been placed so that trucks and buses have enough room to make the turn at the intersection.
All businesses fronting the construction area remain open and are accessible during construction.
Route 2 (Umatac)
Traffic on Route 2 in the Umatac area is restricted to one lane for northbound and southbound travel. Drivers are advised to reduce their speed, stop at the stop signs and proceed only when there is no traffic in the single lane. Delays and increased travel time should be expected in this construction area.
Route 17 (Talofofo)
Roadway construction near the intersection of Route 4 and 17 continues this week with heavy equipment operating on and near the roadway. Motorists are requested reduce their speed for safety in the construction areas and anticipate one lane closures and short delays that are necessary for this construction work.
Route 6A (Murray Road) Asan
Route 6A Murray Road is closed to traffic while the construction on the roadway continues. Motorists are requested to observe all construction, detour and road closure signs.
Route 4 Togcha and Talofofo Bridges (Talofofo and Inarajan)
Traffic on Route 4 at the Talofofo and Togcha Bridges is restricted to one lane traveling both northbound and southbound. Temporary stop lights are in place with timing monitored and adjusted to minimize delays. Drivers should anticipate short delays and increased travel times when traveling through these construction areas.
San Vitores Rd.-Tumon Phase ll:
Drivers are advised to reduce their speed, watch for pedestrians and proceed with caution in the areas under construction. The next phase of construction will begin after details are approved for the final pavement surface.
Route 4 Ylig Bridge (Yona)
Construction work for the temporary bridge and temporary road detour will continue throughout the week. Drivers should anticipate daytime lane closures and may experience short delays when traveling through the Ylig Bridge construction area.